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Garrick Ohlsson

A man, a piano, and you. Garrick Ohlsson is a revered American pianist, a master of the intimate art of the solo recital. His commanding presence – very tall, and with one of the largest hand-spans of any pianist – is at odds with the delicacy and finesse for which he’s famous. Half a tonne of glossy black wood and gleaming metal becomes a time machine, allowing the music of his favourite composers to speak to us with uncluttered immediacy. If you just want to hear good music beautifully performed, this is an ideal opportunity. 

"Ohlsson is one of the great American pianists" - The Washington Post 


Garrick Ohlsson Piano 


BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata no 11 in B flat major, op 22
PROKOFIEV Piano Sonata no 6 in A major, op 82
CHOPIN Impromptu no 2 in F-sharp major, op 36
CHOPIN Etudes, op 25 nos 5-10
CHOPIN Berceuse, op 57
CHOPIN Scherzo in C-sharp minor, op 39


Start 6:30pm
20 minute interval 
Finish 8:30pm*

Pre-concert talk 5:45pm, Corner Stage Riverside, Terrace Level 2 
Prior to the concert, join fellow music lovers in this fascinating pre-concert talk with Paul Kildea, Artistic Director of Musica Viva and discover some of the intricate moments within the concert program.

Post-concert talk 8:35pm*, Corner Stage Riverside, Terrace Level 2 
Immediately following the performance, join the group for an entertaining and light-hearted Meet the Artist session. Come with any questions you may have!

*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.


$40 FOR UNDER 40s
$40 tickets are available to anyone under 40 years of age. A valid proof of ID must be presented at time of booking and may be requested on the night.

$15 Student tickets are available to full-time students, and may be booked in advance and at the door for all MVA concerts. 
Valid ID card must be presented upon purchase to receive the discount and carried on the night.

Means-tested Australian pensioners (Ages, Disability, Veteran's Affairs and Supporting Parent) and Health Care card holders are eligible to receive Musica Viva's Concession prices.


10% discount applies to the subscribers of the following:  

  • Musica Viva Australia
  • West Australian Symphony Orchestra
  • Black Swan State Theatre Company
  • WA Opera
  • WA Ballet
  • St Georges Cathedral Concert Series

Please call Box Office on 9231 9999 or visit us in person to take advantage of this special offer. ID must be presented when collecting tickets. 


Click here to be redirected to the Musica Viva Australia website, to make a donation to their education, community and artistic initiatives in WA. 



Stroll down the alley and take your pick!

We've got delicious treats to keep you satisfied all night long and signature cocktails from the Archie Rose Distilling Co. bar.

Featuring: Twin BeaksDough PizzaTenth State Espresso & Food Bar & Lucky Chan's


Slip into a world of cocktails, delicious dumplings from local favourite Bumplings and late night jazz. Join in on Thursday nights for Bingo – you might get lucky! 

You'll find this delightful hideaway inside Perth Concert Hall. 

Open 5pm – late



Want a taste of what's to come? Click here.

Presented by Musica Viva Australia with support from Wesfarmers Arts, in association with Adelaide Festival and Perth Festival.

Tour supported by the Musica Viva Amadeus Society